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ایران در المپیک تابستانی 2008م


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(Wikipedia) - Iran at the 2008 Summer Olympics Iran at the Olympic Games At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing Competitors Flag bearer Summer Games Winter Games
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Iran sent a team to compete at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. In total 55 Iranian athletes went to Beijing, including three women. These Olympics are regarded as less successful than their previous Games, as Iran only achieved one gold and one bronze medal.

Contents

Medalists
Medal Name Sport Event
1 ! Gold Hadi Saei Taekwondo Men''s 80 kg
3 ! Bronze Morad Mohammadi Wrestling Men''s freestyle 60 kg
Medals by sport Total 1 0 1 2
Sport 01 ! 02 ! 03 ! Total
Taekwondo 1 0 0 1
Wrestling 0 0 1 1
Competitors Sport Men Women Total Total 52 3 55
Archery 1 1 2
Athletics 6 0 6
Badminton 1 0 1
Basketball 12 0 12
Boxing 3 0 3
Cycling 3 0 3
Judo 6 0 6
Rowing 1 1 2
Swimming 1 0 1
Table tennis 1 0 1
Taekwondo 2 1 3
Weightlifting 3 0 3
Wrestling 12 0 12
Archery Main article: Archery at the 2008 Summer Olympics Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM Score Seed Opposition Score Opposition Score Opposition Score Opposition Score Opposition Score Opposition Score Rank
Hojjatollah Vaezi Men''s individual 604 63  Champia (IND) L 98–112 Did not advance
Najmeh Abtin Women''s individual 568 60  Kwon U-S (PRK) L 96–106 Did not advance
Athletics Main article: Athletics at the 2008 Summer OlympicsKeyMen Track & road events Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Sajjad Moradi 800 m 1:46.10 6 q 1:46.08 5 Did not advance
Ehsan Mohajer Shojaei 1:49.25 8 Did not advance
Field events Athlete Event Qualification Final Distance Position Distance Position
Ehsan Haddadi Discus throw 61.34 17 Did not advance
Amin Nikfar Shot put NM Did not advance
Abbas Samimi Discus throw 59.92 26 Did not advance
Combined events – Decathlon Athlete Event 100 m LJ SP HJ 400 m 110H DT PV JT 1500 m Final Rank Result Points
Hadi Sepehrzad10.92 6.80 16.02 1.90 50.75 14.64 50.32 4.00 49.56 5:06.67 7483 22
878 767 852 714 780 894 877 617 582 522
Badminton Main article: Badminton at the 2008 Summer Olympics Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM Opposition Score Opposition Score Opposition Score Opposition Score Opposition Score Opposition Score Rank
Kaveh Mehrabi Men''s singles  Hsieh (TPE) L 16–21, 12–21 Did not advance
Basketball Main article: Basketball at the 2008 Summer Olympics Men''s tournamentRoster

The following is the Iran roster in the men''s basketball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Iran men''s national basketball team – 2008 Summer Olympics roster Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club Ctr.
4.5 !F/C 4 Doraghi, Ali 700123000000000000023 – (1984-09-20)September 20, 1984 83 !6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) Petrochimi Iran !
1.0 !PG 5 Amini, Amir 700124000000000000024 – (1984-06-10)June 10, 1984 75 !6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Kaveh Iran !
1.0 !PG 6 Davari, Javad 700125000000000000025 – (1983-04-25)April 25, 1983 73 !6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Petrochimi Iran !
1.0 !PG 7 Kamrani, Mehdi 700126000000000000026 – (1982-06-01)June 1, 1982 71 !5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Mahram Iran !
2.0 !SG 8 Davarpanah, Saeid 700120000000000000020 – (1987-09-07)September 7, 1987 75 !6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Kaveh Iran !
2.0 !SG 9 Zandi, Iman 700126000000000000026 – (1981-09-19)September 19, 1981 74 !6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) BEEM Iran !
2.0 !SG 10 Afagh, Hamed 700125000000000000025 – (1983-02-01)February 1, 1983 76 !6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Saba Battery Iran !
4.5 !F/C 11 Sohrabnejad, Hamed 700125000000000000025 – (1983-05-07)May 7, 1983 81 !6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) Mahram Iran !
4.0 !PF 12 Sahakian, Oshin 700122000000000000022 – (1986-03-21)March 21, 1986 79 !6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Zob Ahan Iran !
5.0 !C 13 Nabipour, Mousa 700124000000000000024 – (1983-08-14)August 14, 1983 83 !6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) Kaveh Iran !
3.0 !SF 14 Nikkhah Bahrami, Samad (C) 700125000000000000025 – (1983-05-11)May 11, 1983 79 !6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Mahram Iran !
5.0 !C 15 Haddadi, Hamed 700123000000000000023 – (1985-05-19)May 19, 1985 86 !7 ft 2 in (2.18 m) Saba Battery Iran !
Head coach
  • Rajko Toroman
Assistant coach(es)
  • Mehran Hatami
  • Srđan Petković
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • nat field describes country of last club before the tournament
  • Age field is age on August 9, 2008
Group play
Qualified for the quarterfinals
TeamPld W L PF PA PD Pts Tie
 Lithuania 5 4 1 425 400 +25 9 1–0
 Argentina 5 4 1 425 361 +64 9 0–1
 Croatia 5 3 2 399 380 +19 8 1–0
 Australia 5 3 2 457 405 +52 8 0–1
 Russia 5 1 4 387 406 −19 6  
 Iran 5 0 5 323 464 −141 5  
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Russia  71–49  Iran
Scoring by quarter: 24–5, 14–17, 8–16, 25–11
Pts: Holden 19 Rebs: Monia 6 Asts: Savrasenko 4 Pts: Nikkhah 16 Rebs: Haddadi 8 Asts: Kamrani 3
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing Attendance: 11,083 Referees: Nikolaos Pitsilkas (GRE)
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Iran  67–99  Lithuania
Scoring by quarter: 20–15, 14–31, 19–28, 14–25
Pts: Haddadi 21 Rebs: Sahakian 12 Asts: Amini 4 Pts: Kleiza 22 Rebs: Kleiza 8 Asts: Jasikevičius, Lukauskis, Mačiulis 3
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing Attendance: 11,083 Referees: Eddie Rush (USA)
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Australia  106–68  Iran
Scoring by quarter: 28–15, 25–14, 22–19, 31–20
Pts: Newley 24 Rebs: Bogut 7 Asts: Mills, Worthington, Bruton 5 Pts: Nikkhah 23 Rebs: Haddadi 8 Asts: Davari 4
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing Attendance: 11,083 Referees: Nikolaos Zavlanos (GRE)
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Iran  82–97  Argentina
Scoring by quarter: 14–19, 19–23, 24–30, 25–25
Pts: Haddadi 21 Rebs: Haddadi 16 Asts: Kamrani 4 Pts: Ginobili 32 Rebs: Scola 7 Asts: Prigioni 6
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing Attendance: 11,083 Referees: Nikolaos Pitsilkas (GRE)
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Report
Iran  57–91  Croatia
Scoring by quarter: 8–19, 8–35, 23–16, 18–21
Pts: Nikkhah 25 Rebs: Haddadi 15 Asts: Haddadi 2 Pts: Rozić, Tomas 16 Rebs: Lončar, Barać 7 Asts: Ukić 8
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing Attendance: 11,083 Referees: Carl Jungebrand (FIN)
Boxing Main article: Boxing at the 2008 Summer Olympics Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Rank
Morteza Sepahvand Light welterweight  Hassini (TUN) W 16–4  Gheorghe (ROU) W 8–4  Díaz (DOM) L 6–11 Did not advance
Mehdi Ghorbani Light heavyweight  Negrón (PUR) L 4–13 Did not advance
Ali Mazaheri Heavyweight N/A  Chakhkiyev (RUS) L 3–7 Did not advance
Cycling Main article: Cycling at the 2008 Summer Olympics Road Athlete Event Time Rank
Hossein Askari Men''s road race 6:34:22 51
Men''s time trial 1:08:46 34
Ghader Mizbani Men''s road race 6:39:42 78
Mehdi Sohrabi Did not finish
Judo Main article: Judo at the 2008 Summer OlympicsMen Athlete Event Preliminary Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Rank
Masoud Akhondzadeh −60 kg BYE  Drakšič (SLO) W 0110–0010  Choi (KOR) L 0000–1000 Did not advance  Albarracín (ARG) W 0020–0001  Sobirov (UZB) L 0001–0010 Did not advance
Arash Miresmaeili −66 kg BYE  Adamiec (POL) W 0001–0000  Uchishiba (JPN) L 0000–0020 Did not advance  Jacinto (DOM) W 0011–0000  Sharipov (UZB) L 0001–0010 Did not advance
Ali Maloumat −73 kg N/A  Kanamaru (JPN) W 1001–0001  Pina (POR) W 0111–0001  Dashdavaa (MGL) W 1100–0010  Mammadli (AZE) L 0000–1000 BYE  Guilheiro (BRA) L 0000–1000 5
Hamed Malekmohammadi −81 kg BYE  Sedej (SLO) W 1000–0000  Camilo (BRA) L 0000–1010 Did not advance
Hossein Ghomi −90 kg N/A  Kazusionak (BLR) L 0000–1110 Did not advance
Mohammad Reza Roudaki +100 kg BYE  Rybak (BLR) W 1001–0001  Jónsson (ISL) W 1000–0001  Gujejiani (GEO) L 0000–0011 Did not advance BYE  McCormick (USA) W 1001–0001  Tmenov (RUS) W 1010–0001  Brayson (CUB) L 0000–0200 5
Rowing Main article: Rowing at the 2008 Summer OlympicsMen Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Mohsen Shadi Single sculls 7:48.24 5 SE/F BYE 7:20.34 1 FE 7:06.54 25
Women Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Homa Hosseini Single sculls 9:02.12 4 FE BYE 8:18.20 26

Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); FC=Final C (non-medal); FD=Final D (non-medal); FE=Final E (non-medal); FF=Final F (non-medal); SA/B=Semifinals A/B; SC/D=Semifinals C/D; SE/F=Semifinals E/F; QF=Quarterfinals; R=Repechage

Swimming Main article: Swimming at the 2008 Summer OlympicsMen Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Mohammad Alirezaei 100 m breaststroke DNS Did not advance
Table tennis Main article: Table tennis at the 2008 Summer Olympics Athlete Event Preliminary round Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Rank
Afshin Norouzi Men''s singles  Bobocica (ITA) L 2–4 Did not advance
Taekwondo Main article: Taekwondo at the 2008 Summer Olympics Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Bronze Medal Final Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Rank
Reza Naderian Men''s −58 kg  Wenceslau (BRA) L 1–2 Did not advance
Hadi Saei Men''s −80 kg  Bista (NEP) W 7–0  Zhu G (CHN) W 3–2  Ahmadov (AZE) W 4–1 BYE  Sarmiento (ITA) W 6–4 01 !
Sara Khoshjamal Fekri Women''s −49 kg  Toudali (MAR) W 5–0  Yang S-C (TPE) L 0–2 Did not advance
Weightlifting Main article: Weightlifting at the 2008 Summer Olympics Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Asghar Ebrahimi Men''s −94 kg 180 =3 212 =7 392 7
Mohsen Biranvand Men''s −105 kg 180 =9 210 10 390 10
Rashid Sharifi Men''s +105 kg 196 6 230 6 426 6
Wrestling Main article: Wrestling at the 2008 Summer Olympics

Key:

Men''s freestyle Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Rank
Abbas Dabbaghi −55 kg BYE  Serrano (COL) W 3–1 PP  Kudukhov (RUS) L 0–3 PO Did not advance 10
Morad Mohammadi −60 kg BYE  Madany (EGY) W 3–0 PO  Azarbayjani (CAN) W 3–0 PO  Batirov (RUS) L 0–3 PO BYE  Huseynov (AZE) W 3–1 PP 03 !
Mehdi Taghavi −66 kg BYE  Garcia (CAN) W 3–1 PP  Şahin (TUR) L 0–3 PO Did not advance BYE  Garzón (CUB) L 1–3 PP Did not advance 10
Meisam Mostafa-Jokar −74 kg BYE  Terziev (BUL) L 0–3 PO Did not advance 19
Reza Yazdani −84 kg  Horbik (POL) W 3–0 PO  Temrezov (AZE) L 0–5 VT Did not advance 11
Saeid Ebrahimi −96 kg BYE  Emara (EGY) W 3–1 PP  Gogshelidze (GEO) L 0–3 PO Did not advance 10
Fardin Masoumi −120 kg  Langowski (MEX) W 3–0 PO  Akhmedov (RUS) L 0–5 VT Did not advance  Boyadzhiev (BUL) W 3–1 PP  Mocco (USA) W 3–1 PP  Mutalimov (KAZ) L 1–3 PP 5
Men''s Greco-Roman Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Rank
Hamid Sourian −55 kg  Venkov (BUL) W 5–0 VT  Elwais (PLW) W 3–0 PO  Mankiev (RUS) L 1–3 PP Did not advance BYE  Fris (SRB) W 3–1 PP  Park E-C (KOR) L 1–3 PP 5
Ali Mohammadi −66 kg  Kim M-C (KOR) W 3–1 PP  Siamionau (BLR) L 1–3 PP Did not advance 11
Saman Tahmasebi −84 kg BYE  Daragan (UKR) W 3–1 PP  Avluca (TUR) L 1–3 PP Did not advance 11
Ghasem Rezaei −96 kg  Ežerskis (LTU) L 1–3 PP Did not advance 16
Masoud Hashemzadeh −120 kg BYE  Baroev (RUS) L 0–3 PO Did not advance BYE  Mizgaitis (LTU) L 1–3 PP Did not advance 15

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